(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
adj., informal, first-rate; delicious, tasty. See taste, goodness. Ant., bad-tasting.
(Roget's IV) modif.
Syn. appetizing, tasty, delectable; see delicious 1 , rich 4 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) a.
tasty, mouth-watering, pleasing. see delicious
(Roget's Thesaurus II) adjective Highly pleasing, especially to the sense of taste: ambrosial, appetizing, delectable, delicious, heavenly, luscious, savory, tasteful, tasty, toothsome. Slang: yummy. See GOOD, INGESTION.

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  • scrumptious — 1836, probably a colloquial alteration of SUMPTUOUS (Cf. sumptuous) (q.v.). Originally stylish, splendid; sense of delicious is from 1881 …   Etymology dictionary

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  • scrumptious — ► ADJECTIVE informal ▪ extremely delicious or attractive. ORIGIN of unknown origin …   English terms dictionary

  • scrumptious — [skrump′shəs] adj. [altered < SUMPTUOUS] Informal very pleasing, attractive, etc., esp. to the taste; delicious scrumptiously adv. scrumptiousness n …   English World dictionary

  • scrumptious — scrump|tious [ˈskrʌmpʃəs] adj informal [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: Probably from sumptuous] food that is scrumptious tastes very good ▪ a scrumptious chocolate cake ▪ That was absolutely scrumptious ! …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • scrumptious — scrumptiously, adv. scrumptiousness, n. /skrump sheuhs/, adj. very pleasing, esp. to the senses; delectable; splendid: a scrumptious casserole; a scrumptious satin gown. [1820 30; perh. alter. of SUMPTUOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • scrumptious — [[t]skrʌ̱mpʃəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe food as scrumptious, you mean that it tastes extremely good. [INFORMAL] ...a scrumptious apple pie. Syn: delicious …   English dictionary

  • scrumptious — adjective informal food that is scrumptious tastes very good: a scrumptious chocolate dessert …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • scrumptious — [“skrampjas] mod. excellent; tasty. □ That cake is just scrumptious, Mary. What’s in it? □ Who makes the most scrumptious chocolate chip cookies in the world besides me, that is? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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